Altered Books: Book Boxes
with Molly Meng
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01 Introduction & Materials Overview06:05
About The Class
find new purpose in old books.
- Select the perfect book to convert
- Gut the book, break the spine, and create a simple box frame
- Use collage to create color and story
- Create both simple and more complex book boxes
Introduction & Materials Overview06:05
Choosing the Books02:39
Gutting the Books04:01
Building a Simple Box09:25
Basics of Collage11:32
Constructing the Box09:05
Finishing the Walls and Corners05:03
Collaging the Cover05:50
Building more Complex Boxes11:57
100% of students recommend this class.
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I learned so many things by watching this class that I always wanted to know. Molly gives great detailed instructions and fascinating suggestions for what you can do with these boxes. I got the sense that she is incredibly excited about doing this and it makes me want to do it to. It sparked a lot of ideas for me even though I doubt I will do exactly what she demonstrates.
I love the clear step by step directions. I also love the fact that she uses pretty basic tools and materials. The possibilities for creating some very unique book boxes all start here!
Molly Meng had very clear directions on how to make a box; her making a box made these directions easier to understand through the video. I also appreciated her impreciseness - it made the process fun.
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